Asia Pacific (APAC), Global Politics, Japan, VR World

Telephoto Megaphone Snipes Listeners At A Distance

Anyone who is an avid fan of the classic Japanese anime series Doraemon probably still remembers the Telephoto megaphone. Well, a Japanese development team at Fuji Xerox just took it upon themselves to make this gadget a reality, and it’s more than just for looks. The telephoto megaphone (Bouen Megafon, lit. long sight megaphone) made its first appearance in a 1986 comic book issue of Doraemon. The gadget essentially allows the user to speak to a person at a very long distance, just like a megaphone. The catch here is that unlike an ordinary megaphone, only  the person you tried to speak to would be